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Special leave for Ramazan period

Aug 7, 2010 4:34:13 AM - itnnews.lk

A special leave facility has been offered to Muslim employees in the state sector help the engage in religious observances, during the Ramazan period.

The leave has been offered from 12th August to 10th September. Accordingly, leave should be granted on 4 occasions for daily prayers from 03.30 a.m to 06.00 a.m, 03.15 to 04.15 p.m, 06.00 to 07.00 p.m and 07.30 to 10.30 p.m .Ramazan day has been declared a special holiday. The Ministry of Labour Relations and productivity promotion in a release has said that salary advances should be paid to the Muslim employees 14 days prior to the the Ramazan Festival.